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Lack Of Sleep Can Increase Insulin Resistance

Filed under: HealthScience!Sleep

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We all know that regularly getting under six hours of sleep a night isn't healthy.

Well puffy eyes and a crappy mood should only be the least of your worries.

Various studies have found that long term sleep deprivation can increase the risk of serious health problems, like obesity and type II diabetes.

A new study found that sleep deprivation impairs fat cells' ability to respond to insulin, a hormone that regulates metabolism and is a big piece in the diabetes puzzle.

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